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 Friday, Oct 31 
3 lawmakers pushing heroin epidemic bills (Lexington Herald Leader)
A trio of northern Kentucky lawmakers are pushing measures to combat heroin use in advance of the 2015 legislative session after seeing similar bills die this year.

 Thursday, Oct 30 
How an ambulance drone could save lives (EMS World)
A university graduate has created an ambulance drone that can deliver life-saving equipment in mere minutes.

 Thursday, Oct 30 
Air ambulance anniversary: Open house celebrates 15 years of service in southcentral Kentucky (Glasgow Daily Times)
Air Methods hosted an open house Wednesday at Glasgow Municipal Airport to celebrate 15 years of air ambulance service in Barren and surrounding counties.

 Thursday, Oct 30 
Lexington surgeon's research on 'doctor shopping' for narcotics makes national medical journal (Lexington Herald Leader)
Dr. Brent Morris, an orthopedic surgeon at the Lexington Clinic, helped research the prevalence of "doctor shopping" to obtain painkillers. His research has been published in a medical journal.

 Thursday, Oct 30 
Dispatcher: Rural/Metro Ambulance, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

 Wednesday, Oct 29 
Report: Campbellsville firefighter made direct contact with high-voltage line in fatal accident (Lexington Herald Leader)
A firefighter who died after being injured by electricity from a high-voltage line in Campbellsville in August made direct contact with the line, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

 Wednesday, Oct 29 
EMS Director: Lyon County EMS, Eddyville (Lyon) KY

 Wednesday, Oct 29 
Full-time Paramedic: Clinton County EMS, Albany (Clinton) Ky

 Wednesday, Oct 29 
Paramedic: Washington Co EMS, Springfield (Washington) Ky

 Tuesday, Oct 28 
EKU names new Fire & EMS Chair
Eastern Kentucky University announced today that Nancye Davis has been selected to be the chair for the Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology and Department of Paramedicine Sciences.

 Tuesday, Oct 28 
Firefighter/Paramedic: Fire Department Bellevue-Dayton, Dayton (Campbell) KY

 Monday, Oct 27 
Boyd County EMS awarded (Ashland Daily Independent)
Boyd County's emergency medical responders were recently recognized and awarded for being among the best in the state, with new programs that could help save patient lives, and Boyd EMS Director Tom Adams was singled out as EMS Director of the Year.

 Monday, Oct 27 
Jewish Hospital patient cleared after being evaluated for Ebola (WDRB)
Jewish Hospital evaluated a patient for Ebola Sunday, a hospital spokesperson has confirmed.

 Monday, Oct 27 
EMT-Basic: Arrow-Med Ambulance Inc, Jackson (Breathitt/Wolfe) KY

 Sunday, Oct 26 
Updated guidance for EMS and PSAPs for patients with known or suspected EVD (CDC)
The guidance provided in this document reflects lessons learned from the recent experience caring for patients with Ebola in U.S. healthcare settings.

 Saturday, Oct 25 
First responders prepare in case Ebola hits (Bowling Green Daily News)
Area first responders are learning more about Ebola to prepare themselves in the event that they encounter someone infected with the deadly disease.

 Saturday, Oct 25 
Full Time Paramedic: Anderson County EMS, Lawrenceburg (Anderson) Ky

 Friday, Oct 24 
New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola (CNN)
A New York doctor tested positive for Ebola on Thursday, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter told CNN.

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